Chartered ABS Annual Conference Workshops

Responding to requests during our working group consultations, the Small Business Charter shall support two workshops at the Chartered ABS Annual Conference on the 9th & 10th November in Manchester.

Workshop 1: Supporting start-ups to scale up

9th November 2015 at 12:00pm –

This session will discuss successful approaches to working with start-up businesses and student entrepreneurs to support the sustainable growth of their businesses.


Chair: Professor Peter Moizer, Dean, Leeds University Business School
Ann Francke, Chief Executive Officer, Chartered Management Institute
Ian Gordon, Senior Teaching Fellow and Entrepreneur in Residence, Lancaster University Management School
Michael Hayman MBE, Co-Founder, Seven Hills and Honorary Fellow, Judge Business School
Professor Baback Yazdani, Dean, Nottingham Business School

Workshop 2: What does Gold look like?

10th November at 12:00pm –

This workshop will hear from Small Business Charter awarded business schools on best practice in delivering stakeholder engagement, student facing support and support for small business growth.


Mark Hart, Aston Business School

Helen Fogg, Lancaster University Management School

Peter Moizer, Leeds University Business School

We look forward to meeting you there. Further details and registration can be found at: